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Ever wanted to know how music affects your brain, what quantum mechanics really is, or how black holes work? Do you wonder why you get emotional each time you see a certain movie, or how on earth video games are designed? Then you’ve come to the right place. Each week, Sean Carroll will host conversations with some of the most interesting thinkers in the world. From neuroscientists and engineers to authors and television producers, Sean and his guests talk about the biggest ideas in science, philosophy, culture and much more.

Sean Carroll's Mindscape: Science, Society, Philosophy, Culture, Arts, and Ideas Sean Carroll | Wondery

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Ever wanted to know how music affects your brain, what quantum mechanics really is, or how black holes work? Do you wonder why you get emotional each time you see a certain movie, or how on earth video games are designed? Then you’ve come to the right place. Each week, Sean Carroll will host conversations with some of the most interesting thinkers in the world. From neuroscientists and engineers to authors and television producers, Sean and his guests talk about the biggest ideas in science, philosophy, culture and much more.

    François Chollet on Deep Learning and the Meaning of Intelligence

    François Chollet on Deep Learning and the Meaning of Intelligence

    I talk with deep-learning researcher François Chollet about the nature of intelligence and whether large language models qualify.

    • 1 hr 41 min
    Ellen Langer on Mindfulness and the Body

    Ellen Langer on Mindfulness and the Body

    I talk with psychologist Ellen Langer about the relationship between mindfulness and the body.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Listen Now: Wow in the World's Summer of Wow!

    Listen Now: Wow in the World's Summer of Wow!

    Wow in the World is the #1 science podcast for kids and their grown-ups. Hosts Mindy Thomas and Guy Raz share stories about the latest news in science, technology, and innovation. Stories that give kids hope, agency and make us all say "WOW"!

    New episodes come out every Monday. Listen to Wow in the World: http://wondery.fm/wowintheworld.

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    • 6 min
    Kieran Healy on the Technology of Ranking People

    Kieran Healy on the Technology of Ranking People

    I talk with sociologist Kieran Healy about how technology is used to quantify and rank ourselves and our fellow human beings.

    • 1 hr 15 min
    AMA | June 2024

    AMA | June 2024

    Ask Me Anything episode for June 2024.

    • 3 hrs 58 min
    Cumrun Vafa on the Universe According to String Theory

    Cumrun Vafa on the Universe According to String Theory

    I talk with physicist Cumrun Vafa about how we can sort through all the possibilities to try to connect string theory with the real world.

    • 1 hr 22 min

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